Tag Archives: Crystals

lace, hearts, bows and pearls to enhance your machine embroidery

In completing my 12th Romantic Crazy quilt block I decided to be more flamboyant than usual. After I had added the four pastel shades of silk dupion along with some lace to the base fabric and completed the embroidery, I … Continue reading

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finishing my second Vintage sewing crazy quilt

Take a few pieces of gorgeous richly coloured dupion silk, along with some pretty shades of thread and some lace, that blend well and see how they turn out when stitched and embroidered as the new Romantic Crazy quilt with a vintage sewing … Continue reading

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a Celtic angel project

Since updating my Celtic Angel set I have been embellishing some of the angels I have created. This is the first one to be completed

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my Celtic Angel (part 2)

My Celtic Angel is finished and here is one of my angels sitting on the embroidery unit of my machine.

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embellishing a Celtic themed Crazy Quilt block

As Celtic embroidery fascinates me and I have several collections I thought it about time I created a crazy quilt block with a Celtic theme. There are some new designs within this block and some elements from Holly Bells, Celtic … Continue reading

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Guidelines on using hot fix crystals

When I first tried to attach hot fix crystals to my embroidery I have to confess that I was not that successful. I don’t have a steady hand so it was a challenge. It is actually a matter of practise … Continue reading

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Repairing and embellishing my Crazy Quilt 3.

Earlier this month I shared my Romantic Crazy quilt 3 with you all and also disclosed that I made a serious mistake and had a gap to repair as I had attached insignificant fabric!

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Poinsettia Promises Collection

I have enjoyed preparing this collection which consists of elaborate detailed Christmas designs. The final set for 12″ by 8″ hoops is being released today, January 13th, 2015. There are 10 big designs in this set and I think you … Continue reading

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Romantic Crazy quilt for Christmas

This is my Christmas 2014 Crazy Quilt block!

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Elegant Christmas Messages – embellishing with crystals (part 3)

I stitched my final design this morning as promised to see how parts embroidered with metallic thread. I used Madeira Gold 3 metallic thread for the centre scrolls and was not happy with the results having a few breaks. When I used Sulky … Continue reading

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